Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Utterance (Page: 1589)

Ut"ter*ance (?), n.

1. The act of uttering. Specifically: -- (a) Sale by offering to the public. [Obs.] Bacon. (b) Putting in circulation; as, the utterance of false coin, or of forged notes. (c) Vocal expression; articulation; speech.

At length gave utterance to these words. Milton.

2. Power or style of speaking; as, a good utterance.

They . . . began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. Acts ii. 4.
O, how unlike To that large utterance of the early gods! Keats.

Utterance (Page: 1589)

Ut"ter*ance, n. [F. outrance. See Outrance.] The last extremity; the end; death; outrance. [Obs.]

Annibal forced those captives whom he had taken of our men to skirmish one against another to the utterance. Holland.